IELTS Cue Card: A class rule that you liked in your school/college

A class rule that you liked in your school/college

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 339 with Model Answer:

Describe a class rule that you liked in your school/college.


You should say:
  • what rule it was
  • who imposed this rule
  • how you felt about this rule
and explain how this rule helped the class.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer:
Thank you very much for the opportunity to let me talk about a class rule that I actually liked. It was about being present in the right time at the class. This was the most impressive rule that I liked most in my school days in Nha Trang – a coastal city in Vietnam. In fact, the rule helped me a lot to be punctual in everything. This was the very first lesson from the school that if you cannot be a punctual student, you would be unable to do anything in your life. This cue card task is a nice one and I am glad to have it in my share.

The rule of time management was imposed by the school authority. It was a private English medium school in the city and followed various rules and regulations. The most important factor was to get admitted in this school. Each of the students had to pass admission tests and had to sign a bond that they will follow all the rules of this school. So, following the rule was hard for me in the early part of the school but later I got habituated to them.

Honestly, the feeling was irritating at first. I made late to reach the school as I did not have any idea how the rules were followed. I was warned seriously and my parents were asked to meet the principal. It took about one month for me to adjust to the situations. But I was able to cope up with the first rule.

The rule helped greatly to the class. It taught punctuality to the student. Actually, it was the very first lesson for all the students. And everyone tried their best to follow it. The classes began and ended early. Moreover, we also learnt about managing time and dealing with the moments. Everything turned helpful for the students in the later part of their life.